The Teachers’ Lounge: How do you keep your most accomplished students engaged?

The Teachers’ Lounge is a space where you can ask tough questions and share knowledge about teaching! Plus, we always include grant/contest opportunities, and other resources that will help you in the classroom. This month’s question generated a lot of great conversation on Facebook: “How do you keep your most accomplished students engaged?” 1.) Encourage […]

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Art Teacher Paints a Picture of the Importance of Materials in Her Classroom

Jaclyn Cairncross teaches IB visual arts at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Although she’s resourceful, she still struggles to provide all of the materials her students need each year. While she says her school’s supply budget is relatively good, mapping out materials for the entire year with two other visual art teachers can be difficult. An […]

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How AdoptAClassroom.org Works!

Our goal at AdoptAClassroom.org is to give teachers a hand, but how exactly do we do that? We are a highly-rated, transparent non-profit that acts as a link between the donors and the teachers in need. Here’s how it works: Any K-12 teachers across the country can register and share their stories and supply needs online. […]

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New Vendor Alert: Wonder Workshop!

We are excited to announce our newest vendor, Wonder Workshop! You can bring STEM to life in your classroom with these great, hands-on learning tools for grades K-5. Who is Wonder Workshop? Founders Vikas, Saurabh, and Mikal got together in 2012 with an exciting mission: they wanted to make coding fun for kids. They believe […]

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Pets of AdoptAClassroom.org

As an online organization, sometimes we wonder if everyone out there thinks robots run AdoptAClassroom.org. We wanted to let you know that we’re real people, with real pets who run our lives. They’re sassy, goofy, and sometimes they define us just a little too well.  

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Vanessa Hudgens’ Big Surprise

AdoptAClassroom.org teamed up with Kohl’s and Vanessa Hudgens to give teachers and students in Los Angeles a BIG surprise during their first week of school. Actress Vanessa Hudgens announced to more than 1,700 students at The Accelerated Schools in L.A. that they would each receive a pair of brand new Nike sneakers. But the students weren’t the […]

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Introducing Our Newest Vendor: Your Dollar Buys!

We are excited to announce our newest vendor, Your Dollar Buys! Who are they? Your Dollar Buys is a family-owned business focused on producing and sourcing wholesale items at a discounted price. They work directly with manufacturers in order to get you the best possible deal.   What do they offer? Your Dollar Buys offers […]

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Chalk it up to Style with Lane Bryant

It’s Lane Bryant’s 3rd Year Supporting Teachers with Chalk it up to STYLE. Lane Bryant is raising their hand again to support teachers! Check out all their offerings throughout the entire month of August to help teachers get ready for back to school, freshen up their wardrobes and classroom supplies. Register Round Up During the […]

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Give Back This Back-to-School Season with Kohl’s

We’re excited to be teaming up with Kohl’s to help ensure students (and teachers!) get the basic essentials they need to succeed. With your help, they will donate up to one million dollars (that’s a lot of sneakers!). How can you help? Simply snap and share a first-day pic from July 24 – August 28 […]

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